He does not seem to mind being forever linked with the work of Powell and Pressburger
Fred Zinnemann's period adventure, based on a best-selling novel by celebrated screenwriter Emeric Pressburger
, features one of Gregory Peck's finest performances alongside Omar Sharif.
Despite the Oliver Stone influence, Macdonald -- grandson of noted Anglo-Hungarian scripter Emeric Pressburger
and brother of "Trainspotting" producer Andrew -- denies that docus are merely a stepladder to "proper" features.
MICHAEL Powell and Emeric Pressburger
were the golden pair of the British film industry during the 40s and 50s.
Following closely behind Lean, Michael Powell makes five appearances, four as co-director with Emeric Pressburger
and one solo.
Celebrated collaborators Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
shared directing duties in this stirring Second World War thriller, with Dirk Bogarde taking leading man status.
Klezmer Band Nova Cvernovka, RaAianska 78, Bratislava, Sunday, March 25, 19:00 - The Pressburger
Klezmer Band will present their new album Baladen after seven previous successful albums and more than 20 years of experience.
It is based on the iconic Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
film from 1948 and boasts music by Bernard Herrmann and orchestrations by Terry Davies, with set and costume design by Lez Brotherston.
In Scene by Scene, Scorsese explains a connection between the close-ups of Travis' eyes in Taxi Driver and those of Robert Helpmann in The Tales of Hoffmann (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
Matthew Bourne announced in The Journal that his next project was to be The Red Shoes, the 1948 film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
which told the sad story of ballet dancer Vicky Page, played by Moira Shearer.
Written, produced and directed by the visionary Powell and Pressburger
, A Matter of Life and Death is one of the greatest romances of all time.
A classy restored 4K version (supervised by Martin Scorsese and his longtime editor Thelma Schoonmaker) of the 1951 Powell and Pressburger
classic, based on the 1881 opera and starring Moira Shearer.